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Venezuela

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:37:00 GMT
Venezuela foils uprising by National Guardsmen; massive protest march announced for Wednesday
Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by National Guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congre...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:30:00 GMT
Brazilian government meets Venezuelan opposition leaders to discuss Maduro's “illegitimacy”
Brazilian and US officials met Venezuelan opposition leaders in Brasilia on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in the oil-rich country ruled by president Nicolas Maduro, Brazil's foreign ministry reported.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:35:00 GMT
Maduro declared an "usurper" by Venezuela's freely elected National Assembly
Venezuela's opposition-run congress on Tuesday formally declared President Nicolas Maduro a "usurper" whose actions would be considered null and void, after he was sworn in last week for a disputed second term. Maduro was inaug...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:20:00 GMT
The salary is tripled in Venezuela: Increases to 6 dollars
Nicolás Maduro ordered an increase of 300% of the minimum wage on Monday, the 26th time he makes an announcement of this kind during his term. Also, an increase in the petro cryptocurrency was decreed and the president highlig...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:19:00 GMT
Ireland's Sinn Féin attends Maduro's inauguration and praises Venezuelan election
A Sinn Féin MLA has defended his attendance at the inauguration of the Venezuelan president and denied that the election was fraudulent. Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a second term as Venezuela's president last Thursday.

Venezuela Analysis

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:08:00 -0400
Commentary: OAS Dangerously in Disarray vis‐a‐vis Venezuela
In this opinion, Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador to the US and the OAS reflects on Almagro's moves to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela's "Interim President" and its impact in the region.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:11:00 -0400
Venezuela: Dozens Arrested in Short-Lived National Guard Mutiny
The National Guardsmen who rebelled in Caracas early Monday morning have been arrested and are reportedly providing information to authorities.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:40:00 -0400
Jorge Arreaza: Is There a Coup in Progress?
Venezuela's Foreign Minister decries U.S. & Brazil-backed effort to oust Maduro in this interview with Democracy Now.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:34:00 -0400
US Administrations Have Been Intervening in Venezuela Since at Least the Early 2000s
FAIR's Janine Jackson interviews Alexander Main about US-backed regime change efforts in Venezuela and the role of the international media.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:18:00 -0400
Venezuela Rejects Xenophobic 'Incitement' in Ecuador Following Femicide
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno linked the incident to Venezuelan migration and announced a possible tightening of restrictions.

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